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Daily Archives: May 20, 2014

Camp, as Susan Sontag noted, is an aesthetic sensibility. It is more complex than a “subjective” look because it is a codified way of looking. It appreciates the artificiality of art, inverts the aesthetics of beauty, and strips the work of its political/social/cultural context. My adoration of camp is not something that I have learned, but something that I have… Read more »

20 May 2014 | Features, Film Lists

During the 90s, with the massification of the so-called post-modern cinema, filmmakers made constant references to their cinematic idols in their own films; suddenly you could see everything from simple homages to blatant copies of style and scene in almost all of the films created by certain directors. Some of these modern day directors went on to have very good… Read more »

20 May 2014 | Features, People Lists